By Robert Coover
From Hollywood B-movies to Hollywood classics, an evening on the videos invents what may need occurred in those Saturday afternoon matinees. Mad scientists, vampires, cowboys, dance-men, Chaplin, and Bogart, all flit throughout Robert Coover's riotously humorous monitor, doing issues and uttering traces which are as surprising to them as they're humorous to the reader. As Coover's software pronounces, you'll get Coming points of interest, The Weekly Serial, event, Comedy, Romance, and extra, yet grew to become upside-down and inside-out.
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Or it may be that the Mexican he is in the little church to instruct the young boys how to find happiness in their choir robes of silk and elsewhere. Hee hee, así es, niños! Now, all togedder! In the loft, the plump preacher he is lamenting softly for their lost and losing souls. "Dear Father! " Ah, the childrens! How they all adore their Don Pedo! For Don Pedo he is indeed adorable! True, true! ) Sheriff Harmon reined up his sweat-streaked roan outside the small white-frame church and, swinging lightly to the ground, hitched the horse to a post.
Silence. Again the scraping, faint again. Silence. Shootout at Gentry's Junction The Mex would arrive in Gentry's Junction at 12:10. Or had arrived. Couldn't be sure. That's how it was with that damned Mex: you couldn't ever be sure. Not enough he was filthy and mean, but he was a cheating treacherous snake to boot. Sheriff Henry Harmon grunted irritably and eased his long pointed boots to the floor. He knocked his big-bowled pipe out against one spurred heel, then fit the pipe with others in the rack ON his desk.
Is there laughter in the brightly lit hotel lobby? Perhaps it's only the rain beating on tin roofs. The sheriff has shot the Indian. Or an Indian. The bus has departed and several of the doors along the street have closed. Behind one of them a tear glistens in an upturned eye. A strange-looking person walks woodenly past, crossing the rain-slicked tar, staring straight ahead, his arms held out stiffly before him. Down the street, the door opens again and a young woman peers out: the same door as before, the same dark space within, a reassurance that is not one.
A Night at the Movies, or, You Must Remember This by Robert Coover